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September 1 2021 - 9:04 am

UPDATED: Super Remove Dead Tracks v6.0

For macOS 11 and later only. Scans the Music or TV app for tracks whose files are inaccessible or no longer available (so-called "dead" tracks). Outputs a tab-delimited text log listing the tracks by Artist, Name, Album and last known file location. The registered version will delete the tracks.

Also see List MIAs and Media Folder Files Not Added.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Super Remove Dead Tracks v6.0 and download link is here.

September 1 2021 - 9:03 am

UPDATED: Re-Embed Artwork v3.3

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will export then re-import the artwork data of the selected tracks obliging the Music app to embed the artwork in the track's file's meta-data.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Re-Embed Artwork v3.3 and download link is here.

September 1 2021 - 9:02 am

UPDATED: Assimilate View Options v6.1

For macOS 11 and later only. This script re-creates each selected playlist so its Songs View column settings (visible columns) are the same as the main "Songs" library.

Works with user-created regular playlists only. Please read the accompanying Read Me .rtfd doc.

Latest version:

  • Additional accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Assimilate View Options v6.1 and download link is here.

September 1 2021 - 9:01 am

UPDATED: Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces v3.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will remove any number of extra space characters at the beginning and ending of chosen tags (Title, Artist/Director, Album Artist, Album, Composer, Genre, Grouping, Movement, Work and Show) in the selected tracks.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI update

More information for Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces v3.0 and download link is here.

September 1 2021 - 9:00 am

UPDATED: Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v6.0

For macOS 11 and later only This script will copy the selected tracks to one or more chosen playlists.

Also see Remove From Other Playlists.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI and performance enhancements

More information for Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v6.0 and download link is here.

August 30 2021 - 9:08 pm

UPDATED: Remove n Characters From Front or Back v7.0

For macOS 11 or later. This script will delete a specified number of characters from either the beginning or the ending of the Title, Album, Album Artist, Artist/Director, Category, Comments, Composer, Episode ID, Grouping, Show (or their "Sort" siblings), Movement or Work tag of each selected track. For example, delete the initial digits and the space from "01 First Track", "02 Second Track", and so on.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI and performance enhancements

More information for Remove n Characters From Front or Back v7.0 and download link is here.

August 30 2021 - 9:07 pm

UPDATED: Random Full Albums to Playlist v4.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will assemble a user-set number of randomly selected full albums to a playlist. The "Some Random Albums" playlist will be re-created on successive launches unless you choose to append additional random albums to the existing "Some Random Albums" playlist. (A "full album" is a set of tracks with the same album name, track count and disc number and where the number of these tracks is equal to the common track count; it will not select all the disks in a multi-disk collection, just one of them; accurate tags are a must!)

Assign it a keyboard shortcut.

Also see Play Random Album.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Performance and UI enhancements

More information for Random Full Albums to Playlist v4.0 and download link is here.

August 30 2021 - 9:07 pm

UPDATED: Move Playlists to Folder v4.1

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will move the playlists you select to a new or existing Playlist Folder.

Latest version:

  • Additional accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI and performance enhancements

More information for Move Playlists to Folder v4.1 and download link is here.

August 30 2021 - 9:06 pm

UPDATED: Find Empty Media Folders v3.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This applet will traverse the Media folder looking for and displaying any sub-folders that are either empty or that do not contain Media-apps-playable media, such as text or image files.

Also see Media Folder Files Not Added.</p

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Updated UI and performance enhancements

More information for Find Empty Media Folders v3.0 and download link is here.

August 30 2021 - 9:04 pm

UPDATED: Track CPR v4.1

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will assist with re-associating replacement files with dead tracks. The Music app can perform this task, too, but only one track at a time.

The process takes 3 steps:

  • The script finds and lists the "dead" tracks in the Music library
  • User drag-and-drops potential replacement files to the window; a viable replacement file is one whose name, album and artist metadata matches a dead track's
  • Re-associate viable replacement files with their matched track entries

The Read Me contains additional important details and cautions.

Latest version:

  • Additional accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Track CPR v4.1 and download link is here.

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